Old Style Calendar
Before 1752 the year began on Lady Day, March 25th,. Dates between January 1st and March 24th were at the end of the year. Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used to indicate whether the year has been adjusted. Often both dates are used.
In early New England towns policy was set by a board of 3 to 5 selectmen. They oversaw public responsibilities such as the policing, roads, and fences.
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from Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Middlesex County, Massachusett by William Richard Cutter, published by Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908
Daniel Warner, son of William Warner, born in England, died in Ipswich, Massachusetts, September 9, 1688. He married (first) in England. Elizabeth Dene; married second, July 16, 1660, Faith Brown, who died November 10, 1679; married third, June 1. 1686, Widow Ellen Jewett.
In 1641 he was a commoner; in 1648 a subscriber to the Denison fund; in 1662 selectman; in 1677 tythingman. He had a share in Plum Island in 1664. His estate was valued at seven hundred and seven pounds, one shilling and nine pence. His sons Daniel and John were executors of his will.
1677 Map of New England
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American colonists continued to use British monetary units, namely the pound, shilling and pence for which £1 (orli) equalled 20s and 1s equalled 12d. In 1792 the dollar was established as the basic unit of currency.